oxazepam - oral, Serax
GENERIC NAME: OXAZEPAM - ORAL (ox-AZ-eh-pam)
BRAND NAME(S): Serax
USES: Oxazepam is used to treat anxiety and also acute alcohol withdrawal. This medication belongs to a class of drugs called benzodiazepines which act on the brain and nerves (central nervous system) to produce a calming and an anti-seizure effect. It works by enhancing the effects of a certain natural substance in the body (GABA).This medication may also be used for sleep (insomnia)
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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